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Australia can rebound from medal slip: Coates

Australia can rebound from medal slip: Coates

22 February 2011

Australia is still aiming for a top five finish on the overall medal tally at next year’s London Olympics despite slipping to eighth position on the latest Benchmark analysis

AIS renewed as Olympic Training Centre

AIS renewed as Olympic Training Centre

22 February 2011

The Australian Institute of Sport’s status as an Olympic Training Centre was renewed today with the Australian Olympic Committee and the Australian Sports Commission signing an important agreement.Minister for Sport Mark Arbib and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates unveiled a new set of Olympic rings

Team preparations on track for London

Team preparations on track for London

19 February 2011

The team behind the Team has assembled in Sydney over the past two days to ensure preparations are on schedule for the Australian Olympic Team’s goal to place amongst the top five nations on the overall and gold medal tallies in 2012. Dual Olympic gold medallist and new

Olympians share wisdom online

Olympians share wisdom online

17 February 2011

Eight outstanding Australian Olympians are sharing their secrets of success with school students across Australia in a new online education program launched by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

Four world champions kick-start 2011: February blog

Four world champions kick-start 2011: February blog

2 February 2011

As we lamented losing the Ashes, Australia suddenly had four world champions by the end of an action-packed January.

AIS turns 30

AIS turns 30

27 January 2011

It's appropriate that sport-loving Australians should celebrate the Australian Institute of Sport's 30th birthday on Australia Day. And AIS director Peter Fricker says the birthday is ''timely''. ''You get a sense that there's maturity about the AIS,'' he said. ''It has really established a pretty good platform of being a national centre of excellence."

2012 Australian Olympic Team Section Managers

2012 Australian Olympic Team Section Managers

25 January 2011

2012 Australian Olympic Team Section Manager appointments as at 5 January 2011.

Second top ten for Owens

Second top ten for Owens

13 January 2011

Australian skier Jenny Owens added another top 10 finish to her World Cup ski cross campaign in Alpe d’Huez, France, last night.

The countdown is on to Innsbruck 2012!

The countdown is on to Innsbruck 2012!

13 January 2011

The 13th of January in Austria marks the “one year to go” milestone for Innsbruck 2012! In one year exactly, the world’s best young athletes aged 14 to 18 will attend

AOC pledges support

AOC pledges support

13 January 2011

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today pledged support of $100,000 to the Queensland Flood Relief Appeal. On behalf of the Olympic movement and all Australian Olympians, the AOC has pledged a donation consistent with its response to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal in 2009.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussies in Action Day 12

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.